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In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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UPDATE Police seeking to locate man following serious assault LOCATED

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Thank you Canberra, the man we posted about earlier this month has been located and charged with two counts of joint commission recklessly inflict grievous bodily harm, and joint commission intentionally wound. He is expected to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Saturday, 13 April 2024). 
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Woman to face court for multiple assault offences

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A 27-year-old Isabella Plains woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with multiple offences following an incident at a residence in Monash yesterday afternoon. 
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Man to face court charged with forcible confinement and assault

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A 23-year-old City man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 1 April 2024) charged with offences including forcible confinement following an incident yesterday morning.
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UPDATE Police seek to identify driver of Toyota sedan following serious collision IDENTIFIED

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The driver of the white Toyota sedan we sought to identify yesterday has come forward. Police continue to urge anyone else who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash-cam footage from the area at the time of or around the time of the incident, to contact Crime Stoppers. 
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Witnesses sought to three vehicle collision on Drakeford Drive

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dashcam footage of a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Sulwood Drive and Drakeford Drive on Monday night.
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Motorcyclist caught travelling 55km/h over the speed limit

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A 40-year-old Bruce man has had his licence suspended after he was caught by police travelling at 145km/h in a 90km/h zone.
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Witnesses sought to Civic stabbing and assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information in relation to a stabbing and assault incident in Civic last month.
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Police urge drivers to be patient ahead of the Easter long weekend

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ACT Policing is urging drivers to slow down and put the phone away this Easter long weekend, with double demerits in place from Thursday 28 March to Monday 1 April. 
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Police seek to identify man following virtual kidnapping scam

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who can assist police following a virtual kidnapping scam incident last year. 
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Information sought in relation to Gordon home invasion

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information from the public in relation to a home invasion in Gordon on Saturday, 23 March 2024.  
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UPDATE Police seek to identify woman in relation to nightclub assault IDENTIFIED

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Good news, Canberra - the woman we sought to identify earlier today has since attended City Police Station and is assisting police with enquiries.  
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ACT records second road fatality for 2024

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The ACT has recorded its second road fatality for 2024 following a collision between a car and a cyclist this afternoon. 
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Seven people arrested for family violence offences overnight

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ACT Policing has charged seven people with various family violence offences, including assault, property damage, harassment and trespass, after several incidents yesterday. 
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Police urge Skyfire attendees to leave the fireworks for the sky

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ACT Policing will be targeting anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related offences at Skyfire tomorrow night (Saturday, March 16), with the Canberra community urged to do the right thing in and around the event. 
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Man to face court over string of property offences

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A 31-year-old Fraser man who was subject to an Intensive Corrections Order will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 15 March 2024) in relation to a string of property offences.  
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